• Gardner Gawking

  • Guilford Rail System changed its name to Pan Am Railways in 2006. Discussion relating to the current operations of the Boston & Maine, the Maine Central, and the Springfield Terminal railroads (as well as the Delaware & Hudson while it was under Guilford control until 1988). Official site can be found here: PANAMRAILWAYS.COM.
Guilford Rail System changed its name to Pan Am Railways in 2006. Discussion relating to the current operations of the Boston & Maine, the Maine Central, and the Springfield Terminal railroads (as well as the Delaware & Hudson while it was under Guilford control until 1988). Official site can be found here: PANAMRAILWAYS.COM.

Moderator: MEC407

  by jaymac
 
0230-0420/05-11-2022 started off with ?'s countdowns and a 3-step, strong enough to suggest the originator was at the W end of Hill Yard. 4 later came "22K, 3-step." Given future developments, could been other folks for the earlier countdowns.
The 0239 source of hash was Boston East, but then Yard Channel would take over as the chef for more than a bit.
At 0245, D-3 said something broken to TC T954 + 1 about CPF Camp, 2,, and W, more to follow.
0248 produced "POAY" as clarity, followed in 2 by POAY countdowns from 5 to far enough. 0254 was when D-3 answered FI-2 and garbled something to the 597? about "W" and "CPF AY," suggesting that FI-2 was again on trash duty.
At 0303, the 333 WLs were dark, and 3 later, POAY would be the hash source. The 334 ELs would be at Stop and the 1 WB stagger and 335s dark.
On the way WB and at 0312, there would be P&W Road Channel hash, followed in 3 by brief Channel 1 Road-side hash.
Up Da Hill, the 345s were dark and the yard MT. There had been some infill work on the Timpany Boulevard art project, but the tie stack between the House and the MART fence seemed unchanged. At 0318, D-3 had again answered TC T954 + 1 and 241d them from CPF Camp W to 2.
EB, the there was Road-side hash at 0329, and at 0333, the 333 WLs were dark, Further E, the EB staggers for 330 were at Approach, the Cleghorn Cumby's all lit up and actiive, but all other signals from the 330.8 WBs up to and including the FG WLs were dark. In equipment news, a T loader sat up against the 2 fence across from the Fitchburg platform. T here had been hash in the Kimball Street ZombieZone that resolved itself into FI-2 countdowns that would include a 3-step and an OK to back up, but 0346, the FI-1/2 parking spot was MT, and -- to go all retro -- FI-2 was outta sight.
6 later, the EB staggers for Derby seemed dark from Nashua Street, the RVJ-lot view being obscured by 7 -- seven -- covered hoppers on the stub.
Except for some AMTK and Boston West hash, things were quiet until 0410 when D-3 answered Q427, confirmed they were clear of MP X25, fulfilled Form D G323 at 0411, and asked if they were ready to copy. Next came time-effective 0412 Form D G304 to CSXT 5230 for MP X25 to Burncoat, that followed by some D-3 garble.
The last few -- at least for me -- were quiet.
  by jaymac
 
0230-0415/05-13-2022 -- perhaps the final Friday the 13th for GRS -- started off with a few spurts of hash. The 1st clarity came at 0236 with "Q426, drop the 3, and test the handbrake." The transmission was too quick to determine the channel, and there would be no audible follow-ons, but given later events, guessing that mebbe a DPU or other extra unit was being set off on the New Bond siding.
Yard Channel hash would resume in and for a few, but then an extended period of personal radio silence would begin.
At 0300, the 333 WLs were dark with Stops for the 334 ELs and darkness for the 1 WB stagger and 335s, as well.
Up Da Hill, the 345s were dark, and a few general -- a nonplacarded tank, 2 MT centerbeams, and a few gons -- sat on 1 in the yard between Royal Steam Heater and not quiet the E end of the Pratt yard. In art project news, there had been some more infill work -- particularly a red/orange circle in back of the main subject -- and to revive a bit late The Sameolesameole Ledger, the tie stack still sat between the House and the MART fence.
EB and a bit W of the Rte. 2 crest at 0322, D-3 called out to Q426, turning his attention in a minute and now with breakage to EDPO. They were OK to come along at Camp, *garble,* and there was no work. That was followed by another reach-out to Q426, which in turn was followed by a spell of D-2 garble that would include something about MP BW21.
At 0329, the 333 WLs were dark, and 2 later, a garbling D-3 got in touch with Q426, issuing Form D G301 to CSXT 3313 for Burncoat to MP X25 The time effective got lost, but was probably ~0334. Any further developments were casualties of the Westminster Street/Rte. 2A ZombieZone. Guessing the earlier reach-outs went unheard cuz the 426 crew/s mighta been on CSXT channel/s. Naught further would be heard to, from, or about Q426 until 0431 and 0443 XNG noises for X6.0 and X7.8.
There would be a few static spurts EB either side of the EB staggers for 330 -- Approaches -- followed by the dark-again Cleghorn Cumby's, the model for the also-dark 330.8 WBs, 330s, and GL and FG WLs.
Amongst the garble and at 0340, D-3 was mebbe in another convo with EDPO. At 0343, KCIR 5973 sat dark, solo and W-facing in the FI-1/2 parking spot, the W end of East Side looking MT except for the delivery tracks.
At 0349, the EB staggers for Derby looked dark from Nashua Street, the crammed RVJ stub still obscuring the view.
The only semi-clear company reception would come at 0400 when ? said something about being lined and locked normal. Dunno who or where. Naught else as of the 0415 end of listening.
  by arthur d.
 
Can we get a fuel price report for the Cleghorn Cumbys?
  by jaymac
 
Naught was visible from the roadway today, by the Main Street/Rte. 13 was 4.23/4.33.
  by arthur d.
 
The greater Fitchburg area always seems to have lower prices. My fortunately infrequent sortie's to check a concern further west make it the place of choice to refuel and perhaps gawk a bit.
  by jaymac
 
0230-0420/05-16-2022 had as its visual prelude the end of the lunar eclipse. Metaphorist that I am, it seemed an apt figure for the impending end of the sometimes-looney eclipse of certain New England railroads.
0247 was the first reception that reached me -- D-3 Yard-Channel garble to, from, or about AYPO. Naught further would be heard on that front, nor would aught be heard to, from, or about Q426/7.
At 0300, the 333 WLs were dark, the usual sequence of Stops for the 334 ELs and darkness for the 1 WB stagger and 335s to follow.
Partway up Da Hill, there would by 0309 Yard Channel hash that proved the scanner was still working. As a hedzup, there were both WB and EB message boards on Rte. 2 advising of roadway work and possible delays starting on 05-19, but no mention whether it would be day and/or night
All the way up Da Hill, the 345s were dark. More work had been done on the Timpany Boulevard art project and mebbe it being an apron instead of bib overalls, the figure could a cobbler, especially given the type of hammer in his hand. From the E FP to the E end of the Pratt yard, 4 in the yard had a mix 0f general -- strangely 1 MT and 2 tented centerbeams, mebbe an LPG tank, covered hoppers including 1 shortie, 1 NS and several Brand X gons, a box, and hoonose what else. At 0315, D-3 gave OB-20 with the 5573 -- mebbe a rebranded FI-2, given later receptions -- permission to reverse direction from where they stood and proceed W to CPF AY. He next asked if they had 6 loads going out and rogered their response. The ties between the House and MART fence seemed unchanged.
EB and at 0327, D-3 confirmed that OB-20 had gotten a penalty application inside the AY interlocking, any immediate developments blocked by Mount Wachusett, but more will follow.
At 0332, the 333 WLs were dark, and further E, the EB staggers for 330 would be at Approach. The Cleghorn Cumby's had returned to being open, $4.35/$4.45 for pricing, the Main Street/Rte. 13 Cumby's showing $4.47/$4.57.
All between the 330.8 WBs and the FG WLs would be dark, the last, however, only temporarily. At 0346, The Parking Spot Formerly Known as FI-1/2's was MT, and a minute later, D-3 reached out to ED-8 -- the probable source of what sat in Gardner -- and confirmed the racks were spotted at San-Vel, the switch was lined and locked normal, and that they were in the clear. saying next he'd call them a cab.
At 0353, the EB staggers seemed dark from Nashua Street, the RVJ stub still being fiuul. Full foliage could also have blocked the street view.
At 0354, OB-20 -- who'd leapfrogged me sight unseen -- told D-3 that his cab signal had shown a Clear when FG was at Approach, the cab signal dropping as they got to the FG signal. OB-20 pointed out the safety issue of the cab signal not showing what was ahead of them, D-3 advising he'd pass it along to the Signal Department.
At 0357, somebody -- mebbe AYPO -- gave a "20 to go," naught further heard. There would be 0400 Road-side hash with more from AMTK at 0403. At 0410, D-3 answered AY-3, roger what they said, and OK them on signal indication at 0312.
At 0417, there would be a coupla spurts of Dispatcher-side hash, but naught else for the remaining 3 of listening.
  by jaymac
 
0230-0425/05-18-2022 started off quiet, some Yard-Channel hash breaking the silence at 0243. At 0255 and a little beyond, there were somebody's car countdowns, a far enough, a and 3-step, radio silence next resuming.
The 333 WLs were dark at 0303, Stops for the 334 ELs and darkness for the 1 WB stagger and 335s to follow. Radio silence got broken at 0314 with a broken D-? 241 to POED, but resumed.
Up Da Hill, the 345s were dark, and 1 in the yard had 3 unplacarded tanks and 4 covered hoppers -- 1 a shortie -- from the W end of Chair City Oil to not very far W. The Timpany Boulevard art project seemed to have gotten a signature in the lower-left corner. Dunno if it's done, but the crew-lift was still there, as were the ties between the House and the MART fence.
EB and at 0328, D-3 answered CSXT 5101, rogered x 2 what they said x 2, and asked for the dangerous locations. Next came the start of Form D G302 to CSXT 5101 at Burncoat, the rest of the Line 2 lost to Mount Wachusett having gotten in the way.
At 0334, the 334 WLs were dark, and further E, the EB staggers for 330 were at Approach.
Post refueling stop, all signals between the 330.8 WBs and the FG WLs were dark, and at 0352, the FI-1/2 -- more about whom later -- parking spot was MT, 1 covered hopper visible on the W end of East Side.
The EB staggers for Derby at 0358? Dunno -- covered hoppers still filled the RVJ stub and foliage coulda obscured the view of any lit signals from Nashua Street.
Starting at 0353 and in the expectable Zombie Zones, there had been Dispatcher-side hashes, but there was also some Dispatcher-side hash at 0400 by the top of 190, not a usual spot. 2 later, a clear D-3 answered Q426, saying that he'd report it to the Signal Department who'd have to investigate and to stop and protect.
At 0413, a breaking FI-2 -- the OB-20 ID for 05-17 musta been crew-specific -- called out to D-3 about West Side, D-3 asking about a signal at FG and adding they were all set.
0413 was also when Q426's power was ~1/2-way across the the Oakdale causeway. Mebbe 1 of the latter Dispatcher-side hashes had been the X7.8 talker. At 0417, the power indicator for the X7.8 equipment case was lit, as it had been at the start of my trip, so if the X7.8 had to be flagged, probable relay probs. To answer a presumably asked question, naught to, from, or about POAY/AYPO got to my ears.
Things were pretty much quiet from then on, the last words coming at 0425 from the P&W Dispatcher, St. Albans.
  by jaymac
 
0230-0420/05-20-2022 started off slow, the first reception being the 0254 automated Morse ID on the PVRR frequency, that followed in 1 by AMTK hash.
The 1st company reception would be a mutually garbled D-3/POAY convo involving both POAY and AYPO, the latter possibly POAY's recrew since the trailer and Thorofare would also get into clarity. After a tad of dead air, "signal indication at 312" would also be clear. Some of the later Yard Channel hash was probably POAY/AYPO's, but naught would be heard to, from, or about Q426/7.
Personal radio silence would now start, and at 0301, the 333 WLs were dark, Stops on the 334 ELs and darkness on the 1 WB stagger and 335 following.
~1/2 way WB up Da Hill and at 0308, there was brief Yard Channel hash that mebbe mighta included "ED-8."
All the way up Da Hill, the 345 ELs were at Stop and the 2 WL at Medium Clear for a possible ED-8 with dark and sitting NSs 6983, 1086, and 4091 followed however far W by general. The E seat was occupied, so whether the C was off for a walk-and-wind or they were both awaiting transportation, dunno. It looked -- through the gaps -- that there was at least some general on 4. In The Sameolesameole Ledger entries: The House/MART ties seemed undisturbed, and my limited attention was directed toward what on toppa the Timpany Boulevard UGB -- double-stack trashes -- insteada what was on the W abutment, so no art-project update.
Radio silence continued EB, and at 0335, the 333 WLs were dark. Further E, the EB staggers for 330 were at Approach, all else from the 330.8 up to and including the FG WLs dark.
At 0346 and in the Summer Street ZombieZone, there was an exchange of hash between D-3 and AYPO, an 1 later KCIR 5966 was dark, solo, and E-facing in the FI-1/2 parking spot. Dunno if this was normal rotation or if the earlier unit was elsewhere cuzza the 05-18 cab-signal issues or even if the 5966 had been that unit.. Except for covered hoppers on the delivery track/s, the W end of East Side was MT.
At 0355, the combination of the RVJ stub being filled and trees being in full foliage along Nashua Street prevented any viewing of the EB staggers for Derby.
For the balance of the trip and until 0425, there would be only a few spurts of hash, including P&W Yard Channel.
  by jaymac
 
0230-0425/05-23-2022 had -- as will be seen -- its puzzlements. 0235 presented some CSXT Dispatcher garble, followed in 2 by Dispatcher-side hash, that displaced in 1 by Yard-Channel hash.
At 0340 and too quick to see the source came "Q426, coming back for the hitch." Later events would suggest that this was on a CSXT frequency.
There would be frequent Yard Channel activity -- all hashed -- until ~0250, and at 0301, the 333 WLs would be dark, Stops for the 334 ELs and darkness for the 1 WB stagger and 335s to follow.
At 0307, there would be Road-side hash, followed at 0308 and 0309 by Dispatcher-side hash, Mount Wachusett a factor.
Up Da Hill, the 345s were dark, and D-3 would answer Q426 at 0315, roger what they said, and then go intoi garble mode. The Extension and 1 had a good amount of general -- scattered covered hoppers that included a pair of shorties, LPG and unplacarded tanks, and gons among the visibles. D-2 gave a broken 241 to the 7513 for CPF- NC at 0518. And at 0322, D-3 called out again to Q426, said he was ready to copy, and then added he'd tried giving the P&W a call, but nobody answered, further adding he tried every way he could, and again adding another roger. That would be the last to, from, or about Q426 to come outta the speaker. Also not coming outta the speaker was aught from the P&W on Yard or Road, a departure from normal practice. The Timpany Boulevard UGB art project may well be done, the crew-lift not being visible, and the House/MART-fence ties seemed unchanged.
Except for brief, company hash at 0328, the EB trip started of quiet. At 0335, the 333 WLs were dark,and at 0338, D-? gave a garbled 241 received in the Westminster Street ZombieZone. The EB staggers for 330 would be at Approach, but all else from the 330.8 WBs up to and including the FG WLs would be dark.
At 0351, dark, solo, and E-facing KCIR 5966 sat in the FI-1/2 parking spot, and the W end of East Side looked MT. 6 later, the glut of covered hoppers on the RVJ stub and the full foliage along Nashua Street blocked and view of the EB staggers for Derby.
At 0405, the hash would be from Boston East, but in another 2, there would be Road-side hash, followed by D-3 garble that included "recrew" and "Pine Tree," so guessing AY-3 was involved. Not even hash would get served by the 0425 end of listening.
  by jaymac
 
0230-0420/05-25-2022 started off with 0233 Road-side hash followed by D-3 wishing ED-8 a good morning, getting some more info, and then giving an OK with thanks. Naught further would be heard, to, from, or about ED-8, although AMTK's .0234 hash mighta preempted something.
Yard Channel hash would start at 0247 and eventually resolve itself into POAY activity, the primary attributable receptions for more than a bit. To save suspense, naught would be heard to, from, or about Q426/7. Curiously, naught would be heard to, from, or about any P&W activity, or for that matter NECR. Has G&W cut back overnight operations at St. Albans and Worcester? Or mebbe it was just random inactivity.
At 0302, the 333 WLs were dark, the usual pattern of Stops for the 334 ELs and darkness for the 1 WB stagger and 335s to follow.
Up Da Hill, the 345s were dark, and there was general in the yard on both 2 and 4, mebbe 1 or both from ED-8. At 0317, there was Dispatcher-side hash that allowed "FI-2" -- more about whom later -- to be clear. A flurry of public safety encroachments blocked any further immediate developments. The House/MART-fence ties seemed unchanged.
EB, there were a coupla spurts of static, too short to see the source, and at 0330, the 333 WLs were dark. Further E, the EB staggers for 330 were at Approach, and all else up to end including the GL WLs would be dark.
At 0340, the FI-2 C told the E to shove ahead and that they were good for 20. The FG WLs would be dark in another few, so activity was probably closer to OX. The FI-1/2 parking was naturally MT at 0347, as was was the W end of East Side. FI-2 would continue their dance, replacing AYPO as the sole attributable source of receptions.
There was no change at the RVJ stub, and the Nashua Street foliage was still there, so no idea about the 0352 status of the EB staggers for Derby.
If AY-3 was out and about, word never got to me.

OT, but that's never stopped me: I was a teacher during Columbine, I was a teacher during Sandy Hook, and I was a teacher during other similar "events." Fortunately for my own anxiety level, I've been retired for more than a bit, but students, parents, relatives, friends, and staff who still persist in education shouldn't have to experience what they have been experiencing.
Enough is too much.
  by neman2
 
jaymac wrote: Tue May 03, 2022 10:18 am The crew-lift parked by the Timpany Boulevard UGB and mentioned in the 05-02 report?
See Steven Demboske's see below of 05-02. Seems late for either 04-01 or 4:20.

Edited to correct botched copy-and-paste of link. Here it is: http://photos.nerail.org/s/?p=269249
Mr. Demboske has posted an updated photo of the completed work. A nice mural----https://www.youtube.com/post/UgkxUfnbzF ... lxf_3rV4gB
  by jaymac
 
0225-0410/05-27-2022 was not especially active. There was Road-side hash at at 0226 followed in a bit by D-3 acknowledging that TC T956 + 1 were E and clear of CPF Camp, that followed at 0237 by more Yard-Channel hash.
0244 would be when D-3 again answered TC T956 + 1, acknowledged they were E and Clear of CPF WL, and fulfilled Form D G304 the same minute. 0249 would have more TC T956 + 1 activity, garble from Boston West, so dunno how far E the trip would be.
0258 and with Mount Wachusett a factor, a breaking D-3 called out to ED-8, "lined and locked normal" being the other clarity, so guessing San-Vel might be involved. There would be brief Road-side hash at 0255 that would lead to a short spell of radio silence.
At 0258, the 333 WLs were dark, the 334 ELs at Stop and the 1 WB stagger and 335s dark at the usual intervals. At 0305, there was a brief spurt of Road-side hash followed a clear "AY" and "5," guessing an AYPO car countdown since ED-8 was probably where AY-5 woulda been. Radio silence would resume.
Up Da Hill, the 345s were dark and the yard MT. With ED-8 already E, mebbe there would be an FI-3 or equally mebbe there'd be naught for the P&W today. In The Sameolesameole Ledger for this date, the entries would include the ties between the House and the MART fence and -- at 0346 -- the covered hopper crowd on the RVJ stub and the foliage crowd along Nashua Street blocking any view of the EB staggers for Derby. Whatever the graphic excellence of the Timpany Boulevard art project, I'm surprised that furniture manufacture -- a central and longterm part of Gardner's identity -- got only 1/2 the available canvas and showed a solitary worker. Google revealed no early hits.
The EB trip continued to be quiet. At 0327, the 333 WLs were dark, and further E, the EB staggers for 330 were at Approach, all else up to and including the FG WLs dark. At 0340, KCIR 5966 was dark, solo, and E-facing in the FI-1/2 parking spot, the W end of East Side MT, and a lit-up probable Keolis pickup sat by the roadway entrance.
Starting at 0357, there was Yard-Channel hash that temporarily cleared at 0352 for "AYPO, 1 more car."
At 0400, D-3 answered Q427, confirmed that they were E and clear of MP X25 and fulfilled Form D G336, next issuing time-effective 0401 Form D G306 to CSXT 979 for MP X25 to Burncoat. There was more, but broken. At least 36 Form Ds for 05-26 makes it seem like there may have been a number of Line 4s and 12s. What I originally thought mighta been part of a dream ~22230 -- X7.8 XNG noise -- was probably real. Couple Q426 getting off the P&W pre-2300 with the lack of any P&W and NECR receptions, and there's another data point to suggest that both lines have become a 2-shift operation. I'd heard both G304 and G306 get issued, but not G305, so dunno if it had been for W parts of D-3 or if it had gotten eaten in a ZombieZone.
Brief Yard-Channel hash closed out listening at 0410.
Have a safe holiday weekend.
  by jaymac
 
0230-0430/05-30-2022 started off with the P&W Road channel locking up, something that would be repeated, and there would also be 0412 NECR hash, so so much for St. Albans having gone to 2 shifts. Hash would continue with the automated Morse ID on the PVRR frequency at 0238 and the AMTK variety at 0242. The 1st company reception would come at 0250 when a Mount-Wachusett-compromised D-3 answered somebody. More hash would come in a minute on Yard Channel, possibly to, from, or about AY-3.
At 0301, the 333 WLs were dark, Stops for the 334 ELs and darkness for the 1 WB stagger and 335s in the usual sequence and at the usual intervals.
Radio silence would temporarily get broken by Channel 1 D-3 hash at 0308, and up Da Hill, the 345s would be dark. From a bit W of the E FP, 4 had a mix of covered hoppers and boxes -- including 3 NSs -- that extended to mebbe the W end of the ambulance company. The House/MART-fence ties seemed the same.
The only reception EB was more P&W Road Channel hash at 0329, and 2 later, the 333 WLs were dark. Further E, the EB staggers for 330 were at Approach, and post refueling stop, all was dark from the 330.8 WBs up to and including the GL WLs.
There had been D-3 garble at 0345, and at 0352, D-3 reached out to POED, no further developments getting to me. The FGs were at Stop, and at 0356 and E-W, dim KCIRs 5968 and ???? plus NewBlues 7534 and 7542 sat a bit E of the ELs. There were boxes and mebbe slurries on the W end of East Side. Given the dimmed 5968, guessing they were the power for an ED-8 or EDPO or FI-3 that mighta dropped cars at Gardner. and if FI-2's power was there, it was obscured.
There was Boston West hash at 0402, and 3 later any view of the EB staggers for Derby was blocked for the ongoing reasons.
Except for the aforementioned 0412 NECR hash and 0424 Dispatcher-side hash, the rest of the trip was quiet, and yes, naught was heard to, from, or about AYPO/POAY or Q426/7.

Memorial Day is supposed to be a time to reflect on what has been lost. The Mellon/Finks regime will soon be lost, but too late for the lost opportunities, lost customers, lost livelihoods, and even lost lives of the last several decades. May the next decades be better!
  by jaymac
 
0225-0415/06-01-2022 was busier than had been the norm of late. Things started off with Yard Channel hash and quickly changed to the St. Albans Dispatcher, both P&W and NECR being occasional presences. The company hash did contain multiple numbers and "dead," so guessing there mighta been telemetry troubles.
0230 was the restart of company business when D-3 reached out to AY Relief with a broken permission from South Track to Freight Main #2. Also emerging into clarity was a request to return the switch to power, but no rush so it would involve the least amount of walking.
0246 would present brief Road-side hash, and 0255 would give garble that included "showing on the gauge" as possible support for the earlier telemetry-trouble guess. Intermittent hashing would continue while distance perrmitted, and at 0258, the 333 WLs were dark, Stops for the 334 ELs and darkness for the 1 WB stagger and 335s to follow.
There would be brief Road-side and Yard-Channel hash WB up Da Hill to the dark 345s. From the Extensioin W to not quite the E end of the Pratt Yard were 2 boxes, a scatted pair of nonplacarded tanks, covered hoppers, and a string of high-side Brand X gons. The ties seemed unchanged. In more Fallen Flag news and not earlier noted, the 345 D'Angelo's is shut and the property for sale.
EB, there was brief hash at 0322 followed in 2 byD-3 garbling something to 22K, that followed in 1 by D-3 giving FI-2 with the 5966 permission to reverse direction from where they stood and proceed W to CPF Camp, followed by confirming that they were not picking up at Camp and would be heading straight back to Fitchburg.
At 0329, the 333 WLs were dark and D-3 gave 22K their yarding instructions -- IM-1 to IM-3, garble eating the rest.
Further E, the EB staggers for 330 showed an Approach for 2 and a Medium Approach for 1, possibly in anticipation of 400.
Further E, all was dark up to and including the FG WLs, this to the sounds of a few ZombieZone hashes.
At 0343, KCIR 5966 was dark, solo, and E-facing in the FI-1/2 parking spot, a solo covered hopper the sole visible at the W end of East Side. That was also the same time that D-3 started the time-effective 0344 Form D G302 to Q427 with CSXT ???? for MP X25 to Burncoat There was more, but broken. Mebbe the fulfillment for Q426 was done in the earlier hash. Never heard it. Also never heard anything to, from, or about AYPO/POAY.
7 later, there was no view possible of the EB staggers for Derby cuzza the usual reasons.
Starting at 0358, 22K's car countdowns would start getting heard, and those would continue being the only IDable company receptions for the balance of the trip, distance and/or topography permitting.
  by jaymac
 
0230-0420/06-03-2022 featured as a given large amounts of Yard Channel hash, clarity permitting receptions attributable to POAY. On the subject of clarity, the POAY C provided that in his car countdowns, "15, 1 - 5" and "40, 4 - 0" being 2 examples.
At 0249, there would be D-3 garble to ED-9, "stand by" and "about an hour" being clear.
At 0301, the 333 WLs were dark, the usual pattern -- Stops for the 334 ELs and darkness for the 1 WB stagger and 335s --at the usual intervals holding.
At 0312 and most of the way WB up Da Hill, a breaking D-3 reached out on Channel 1 x2 to ?. This was in a spot clear of Mount Wachusett obstruction, so mebbe on an antenna to the W.
The 345s were dark, and a spell of public safety encroachments now occupied Channel 1. The Extension and 1 looked pretty much as they had on 06-01, and there was general on 2, covered hoppers and tanks visible through the gaps. The Sameolesameole Ledger entries continued to be the tie stack between the House and MART fence and -- at 0354 -- the doubly obstructed view of the EB staggers for Derby.
EB and back in range, Yard Channel hash occasionally resumed at 0325, and 6 later, the 333 WLs were dark. Further E, the EB staggers for 330 were at Approach, all else up to and including the FGs dark.
At 0345, KCIR 5966 sat dark, solo, and W-facing in the FI-1/2 parking spot and -- as on 06-01 -- a solo covered hopper sat on the W end of East Side.
0345 was also when D-3 answered Q426, rogered what they said, told them to stand by while he talked to POAY, and then engaged in a hashed Yard-Channel convo with POAY. Evidently POAY didn't need headroom, so D-3 issued Form D G303 to CSXT at Burncoat for Burncoat to MP X25, time effective 0347. To wrap up 426, there was no 0412 visual encounter at the X7.8 crossing, and guessing a roll-by was in process, cuz there was XNG noise at 0434 -- just 1 set. The air was kinda heavy, so that may have muffled noise for the X6.0.
At 0400, a breaking D-2 answered NA-2 with the 345, confirmed that they were in the clear and lined and locked normal. A "have a good 1" was also issued, so it seemed like they were done.
There would be specks of hash, AMTK IDable at 0403 and P&W Road at 0416, but naught else notable as of the 0420 end of listening..
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